Answers - Global English Test N° 1

Key answers to global English test N°1:

These are key answers to global English test N°1

I-Reading Comprehension: (15 points)

A- Choose the right answers from the list given (2pts)

1. c

2. b

B.Are these sentences true or false? Justify (4 pts)

1. T = " Like most eight year-olds"
2. F = " Not everyone in the village was so enthusiastic"
3. F = The UNICEF and its parteners set the commmubity schools in Egypt
4. T = “Until Rawia went to school, my store accounts were in a complete mess”

C. Answer these questions (4pts)

1. She spent her days in back-breaking work or at home.
2. He was unconvinced.
3. Because she takes care of all his book and helps her elder sister to read and write.
4. It brought benefits and had a great impact on the national level.

D. Find in the text words or phrases that mean the same as: (3pts)

1. Persuaded
2. Tangible
3. Benefits

E. What do the underlined words in the text refer to? (2pts)

1. them : some farmers
2. his:  Rawia's father / the shopkeeper

II-LANGUAGE: (15points)

A-Rewrite the following sentences as suggested: (4 points)

1. If the driver had been careful, he wouldn't have had that terrible accident.
2  The environment should be taken care of.
3. If only I could visit your country.
4. Despite the bad weather the football match wasn't stopped./ Despite the fact that the weather was bad, the football match wasn't stopped.

B-Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs from the list: (2 points)

1. came across
2. passed out
3. turn down
4. gets on well.

C- Put the words between brackets in the correct form using these affixes: (3points)

1. underdeveloped
2. re-read
3. anti-globalisation - misuse
4. ex-wife
5. forgivable

D-Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form: (2points)

I haven't seen - got - bought - will have flown

E-What do these sentences express: (4 points)

1. Complaint.
2. Request.
3. Agreement.
4. Certainty

III- WRITING: (10points)

These are just guiding suggestions which you ought to develop further.


Definition of the internet: the internet is a collection of various services and resources: chatrooms, e-mail, business tools.....
Thesis:Almost all households have access to the internet; however, before people connect to the internet, they need to be aware not only of its advantages but also its disadvantages.


Disadvantages: Many people fear the internet because of many reasons.
1.It might be dangerous to children especially in chatrooms where you are pretty uncertain about the person they are chatting with.
2. Artists are also concerned with the disadvatages of the internet as their work is easily plagiarized by hackers
3. Another major disadvantage of the Internet is privacy. Electronic messages sent over the Internet can be easily snooped and tracked, revealing who is talking to whom and what they are talking about
4. Viruses are another problem for surfers of the internet.Today, not only are humans getting viruses, but computers as well. Computers are mainly getting these viruses from the Internet
Advantages:Despite all of the terrible disadvantages of the Internet, there are numerous advantages. In fact, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.
1. A great deal of elders are shut in their homes due to health problems.
2. The most common thing the Internet is used for is research. Children and students are among the top people who use the Internet for research.
3. Entertainment is another popular reason why many people surf the Internet. Downloading games, going into chat rooms, or just surfing the Web are some of the uses people have discovered.
4. Another popular thing to do on the Internet is to check out the news
5. Shopping online has also become a huge success and is considered a great advantage of the Internet.


In conclusion, today society is in the middle of a technological boom. People can either choose to take advantage of this era, or simply let it pass them by. The Internet is a very powerful tool. It has many advantages; however, people need to be extremely aware of the disadvantages as well.

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